09th Sep 2020

Prehistoric Gibbon Ancestor Discovered in Pakistan

A new genus and species of primate has been unearthed in Pakistan! The animal, named Kapi ramnagarensis, was found in Ramnagar, a mountainous region within the province of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. This particular specimen has been identified from a single molar. Scientists were able to place it within the Miocene period, a time in which gibbons are theorized to have been migrating from the jungles of prehistoric Pakistan to what is now Southeast Asia....